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Economic Activity
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Service industries unexpectedly expanded at a faster pace in February, encouraging companies that make up the biggest part of the U.S. economy to take on more workers. more
Rhode Island exporters shipped 10.8 percent more goods in 2014 compared with 2013, beating the national average of 2.7 percent, according to the latest report by e-forecasting.com. more
The index of U.S. leading indicators rose at a slower pace in January, restrained by declines in building permits and factory orders that signal a slower pace of growth. more
1Quonset Development Corporation is launching a radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com. What's behind this effort and how will it help? This campaign allows us to get the word out and let … more
When a life-threatening illness forced Lisa J. Raiola to depend increasingly on food delivered to her house by friends and family, she saw a business opportunity to pursue once she recovered. more
Paolino Properties, led by developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr., has bought a 100-space parking lot downtown that the developer says could lead to development of a parking garage or “other commercial opportunities.” more
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Brookline Bancorp Inc. posted profit of $44.9 million for 2014, an increase of 20.8 percent on the 2013 results. Total interest and noninterest income increased 7.5 percent to $236.6 million. The bank attributed the increase to loan growth and improvements in its asset quality. more
December foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts increased 97 percent compared with the year-earlier period, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
The City Council will be asked to approve tax incentives for the proposed rehabilitation of a vacant, five-story building on Custom House Street downtown. more
Consumer confidence increased last week to an almost eight-year high as Americans viewed the U.S. economy in a more favorable light and said it was better time to spend. more
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